September 9, 1928 - December 25, 2020
Anthony T. “Tots” Cifra, 92, of Liverpool, NY passed away on Christmas day 12/25/2020 at St. Joseph's Hospital of a Covid-19 related illness. He was born in Syracuse, of the late Ettore Cifra and Diega (Merulla) Cifra and predeceased by his siblings; Virginia Vanelli, Josephine D'Aquino, Charles Cifra and Angela Caruso. Anthony is survived by his loving wife, Mary (Alibrandi); their 70-year marriage was a lifelong commitment of enduring and devoted love. He is survived by his children, Kathleen Cifra, Stephen Cifra (Jo-Anna), Dr. Gary Cifra and Dr. David Cifra. He leaves his loving memory to be cherished also by grandchildren, Jennifer (George) Harrington, Shannon (Joe) Dattellas, Anthony Cifra, Sydney Cifra, Lyndsey Cifra; great-grandchildren, George, Nathan, Brayden, Alaina, Gianna, Dominic; and several nieces and nephews. Anthony was a US army veteran. He retired as an assistant Vice-president after 38 years of dedicated service with Lincoln/Chase Bank. He always worked a second job; he worked at Gary's clothing for 43 years and Kaufmann's department store. He was a devout practicing Catholic and parishioner of St. Rose of Lima, N. Syracuse, NY. Anthony “Tots” was a devoted and loving family man; selfless, hard-working, loyal, and dedicated. He was an exemplary role model of Integrity, loyalty, honesty, and character. Anthony had a great sense of humor. He was a young 92 with a youthful spirit which he shared with all, from young to old. Visitation will be held on Monday, January 4, 2020 from 8:30 – 9:30 am at the THOMAS J. PIRRO JR. FUNERAL HOME, 3401 Vickery Rd. (corner of Buckley Rd.) North Syracuse, NY, followed by a Funeral Mass in celebration of Anthony’s life at 10:30 am at St. Rose of Lima Church. The Funeral Mass will be live streamed on stroseny.org. Private entombment will take place in St. Mary’s Mausoleum, DeWitt.
Anthony T. “Tots” Cifra, 92, of Liverpool, NY passed away on Christmas day 12/25/2020 at St. Joseph's Hospital of a Covid-19 related illness. He was born in Syracuse, of the late Ettore Cifra and Diega (Merulla) Cifra and predeceased... View Obituary & Service Information
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